Visalia Koetsier Ranch Wedding Traveling to my hometown to capture Brooke and Carl’s was especially sweet this past weekend.   I have a very personal connection to the grooms Aunt!  I actually adopted my dog Ziggy from her a few years ago.  I will always be super grateful for our special Ziggy, and the opportunity […]

Michelle and Pete chose sunny San Diego for their elopement These two are from Las Vegas and wanted a small ceremony on a beach in California.  I helped them choose Windansea Beach which is one of my absolute favorites.  This beach has the added dimension of beautiful cliffs and rocks, not just sand and water. […]

Winter Callaway Winery Wedding in Temecula, California When your bride and groom fill out their wedding day questionnaire like Kayla and Jake, you know it’s going to be an amazing day. We asked both of them what physical feature they loved most about each other, and Kayla said “his whole cute face”, and Jake followed […]

Tom Ham’s Lighthouse weddings in San Diego Shelby and Billy met at SDSU, and dated for about 8 months before their careers took them to different sides of the country. Fast forward one year later, and they were able to both be in the same state! That was five years ago, and now they are […]


Fall engagement photos in Boston, Massachusetts Traveling for our couples is one of our favorite things! Not only do we get to have a new, beautiful location to photograph their engagement, but we get a first hand look into some of their favorite places! There are few things sweeter than learning more about your clients […]

Coronado Beach Engagement Session The dunes at Coronado Beach was the perfect setting for Jenny and Nick’s engagement photos! They wanted to bring their sweet dogs, so we started at the dog beach. They were so well behaved, especially considering it was a huge beach and a ton of other dogs to play with. When Jenny […]

La Valencia was the perfect wedding venue for Janette and Steven, especially since they were searching for an upscale venue with a Spanish twist! Their priority was spending their special day with those closest to them, and the day was just that. Focused on family, friends, and coming together to celebrate! Steven and Janette met […]

Twelve years in the making Ed and Mark have been together for over twelve years, and last month decided to make their relationship official! They didn’t want all the bells and whistles, but rather a ceremony that reflected on their life together, and involved their closest friends and family. They celebrated in the backyard of […]

Estancia wedding with Bliss Events Korie is not only a fabulous wedding coordinator in San Diego, but a dear friend of the France Photographers team! When she asked us to photograph her big day, we were so thrilled. Sweetest bride and friend makes for the best wedding day ever! Since Korie is a wedding coordinator, she […]

Grand Hyatt San Diego Wedding

Last month we shot our very first wedding at the Grand Hyatt Downtown in San Diego! Everything about this venue screamed luxurious and modern. The architecture was so unique and allowed for beautiful natural light, especially in the indoor ceremony space! Down the aisle at the ceremony they had a long red carpet, which was […]